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Systems Engineer

Chicago Cubs Baseball Club

Systems Engineer | Chicago Cubs Baseball Club

Systems Engineer

Chicago Cubs Baseball Club

Apply by 2/25/2023

Posted 5 days ago

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Chicago, IL, USA

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 Job Description

In addition to the primary role of operating and maintaining data center technology this individual will assist project teams with implementation and resolution of technical issues across all facilities the organization supports including the Chicago campus & Wrigley Field, Spring Training Performance Center & Sloan Park, the Dominican Republic Training Academy, and Minor League Affiliates. These activities may include the definition of needs, benefits, and technical strategy; research & development within the project life cycle; technical analysis and design; and support of operations staff in executing, testing and rolling-out the solutions.
  • Troubleshoot and correct complex network problems, outages, and security threats
  • Manage, monitor, and maintain network equipment and security infrastructure
  • Install new/rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with organizational standards and project/operational requirements
  • Maintain and administer the computing environments, including computer hardware, systems software, applications software, administrative tools and utilities, and all configurations including the installation and management of OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis
  • Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated approaches for system administration tasks. Identify approaches that leverage our resources and provide economies of scale
  • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all networking hardware, server and storage resources, systems, and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups.
  • Repair and recover from hardware or software failures. Coordinate and communicate with impacted users. Provide incident reports and run postmortems on significant issues.
  • Maintain operational, installation, configuration, and other procedures via the Cubs IT Department internal Knowledge Base.
  • Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning
  • Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required
  • To provide additional support on a project basis to the Director, IT Infrastructure & Operations

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • Hands-on installation, configuration, and maintenance of network routers, L2/L3 switches and security equipment
  • Copper and fiber optic structured cabling systems
  • Advanced Network Engineering and troubleshooting skills
  • Switching technologies such as VLANS, trunking, VTP and STP
  • Solid experience of routing protocols such as OSPF, EIGRP, BGP & VRF
  • Knowledge of Internet connectivity, and VPN, IPSEC, port forwarding
  • Experience administering Windows O365 environments, including Microsoft Exchange & Active Directory
  • Enterprise level wireless networking
  • Experience in the support and administration of data center hardware including, but not limited to, NAS & SAN storage, UPS and power distribution, and Cisco and Extreme Networks switches and routers
  • Experience administering VMware, XEN, Hyper-V, or other clustered virtualization solutions
  • A passion for security with a great awareness for cybersecurity and hacking trends
  • Strong knowledge in at least one systems security framework, such as CIS
  • Broad security-related domain knowledge with authentication and authorization, identity and access management, data protection, Web security
  • Experience implementing and supporting endpoint detection and response platforms
  • Experience implementing and supporting privileged access workstation solutions
  • Experience with storage systems is a plus
  • Experience with databases is a plus
  • Deep knowledge of Linux and/or MacOS
  • Systems Administrator or Systems Engineer certification

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